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appearance of a double track mainline with the simplest possible wiring. The layout could be built without any switches. Note that there are no switches connecting the tracks at either loop end. A pair of switches would be needed to complete the crossover and allow entire trains to be reversed but the layout's wiring would be far more complex to avoid short circuits. Track plan courtesy Trix trains.

6. This graceful track plan has the general

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amounts to three "P"-shaped reversing loops.

7. This rather simple-looking track plan has what

An extra pair of reversing toggle switches would be needed at the powerpack to control the flow of current to the reversing loops. Gaps would have to be cut to insulate the rails and extra wires run to avoid short circuits. Your hobby dealer should have the book HOW TO WIRE YOUR MODEL RAILROAD to show how and where.

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